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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
african leader. this headline this morning from "the los angeles times" on the passing of nelson mandela. here in washington and around the country, flags are at half staff to pay tribute to africa's first black president. president obama has ordered flags to remain at half staff until monday. it is friday morning. we are going to take your calls and reflections on nelson mandela. our phone lines are open. republicans, (202) 585-3881. democrats, (202) 585-3880. and our line for independents, (202) 585-3882. mail,an send us an e- journal@c-span.org or you can send us a tweet, @cspanwj. [video clip] i am not a saint unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from nelson mandela's life. my first political action, the that thing i ever did involves politics was a protest against apartheid. his works and his writings. the day he was released from prison, a gave me a sense of what human beings can do when they are guided by their hopes and not their fears. globe, iany around the cannot imagine my own life without the exa
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
tennessee nelson is on our line for democrats. caller: on the previous i dorsation -- [indiscernible] there are the things that the patriot act enacted under president bush. powers togovernment be able to do whatever they want to do. thank you. next is gregory on our line for democrats. independents. event, i think the nsa would be better served if they use their resources to find out what is going on in the sink a possibleands and dispute between japan and -- andd china let mainland china. the united states cannot afford to have a conflict with china, at least not right now. they have all the manufacturing. he wants the south china sea, where it is oil rich -- there is oil and fish down there. we cannot afford that kind of thing. i think we would be better served focusing on that than dealing with the american people, especially since we are only at five percent of the world and 25% of the prison population. burlington, north carolina, neil is on our line for independents. caller: thank you for taking my call. i think you all have a great show. the nsa needs to be shut down. fbi, we
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
five days for lawmakers. the flag of the u.s. capitol remains at half staff in honor of nelson mandela. the white house announced that the president and mr. obama -- and mrs. obama will be joined by presidents carter, clinton, and george w. bush honoring nelson mandela. we're going to begin with your comments and calls on a recent survey. a pew research study indicating power has declined. join in on the conversation, the lines -- you can join us on our social media, send us a tweet or send us an e-mail, journal@c-span.org . or join us on facebook. let's begin with a look at some of the newspapers. front page of "the washington post" has a scene from johannesburg. nelson mandela began the journey from tribal air to revolutionary icon. this from inside "the new york times," -- details from inside "the new york times." there is a new poll we want to draw your attention to. it essentially looks at the role we play in the world. here are some of the details -- support for u.s. global engagement is already nearing historic low and has fallen further. the public thinks that the natio
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
attending funeral services and a celebration of the life of nelson mandela in south africa today. "the new appearing in york times." host: he is expected to help on matters of health care law and executive action. back to the phones. john on our line for democrats. thank you for calling the "washington journal." caller: i am single, no dependents. it feels good to contribute. there are a lot of people not contributing. what is the tax base? whatever a millionaire makes now. about 50% of my gross income on unemployment. that is not a living wage. i amon as i am laid off, hitting the bricks looking for a new job. i like what i do. a lot of people live in urban areas and nobody taught them how to work. the jobs are not there. out of thed walk factory and a few days later he would have a job. host: what do you think the government can do to bring back hope to teach them how to get jobs again? churches andthe leaders that need to do that. when i was going on construction sites, people were happy to show up. they were appreciated when they showed up. there were not threatened and terrorized.
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
combined. as nelson told an interviewer, "i do not want the editorials to be a lot of literary essays. i want to get things done." he followed up with an editorial in the "star" that rejected the builder- he is a recall to his work rather than a man on horseback. after his arrival from africa, talk about his candidacy. napoleone clubs like in the spring of 1910. >> the impact on the american progressive movement to win back the white house, sunday on c- span three american history tv. "washington journal" continues. we want to welcome back to the program hakeem jeffries, sit on the wedges committee. --sits on the budget committee. congress near to a budget deal. what do you know? ryan: i know that chairman and chairwoman mary have been working along with the other members of the conference committee to arrive at an agreement, which is what congress should be doing. we need to increase or reduce the harmful impacts of the sequester, as it relates to what took place this year and what will take place next year. host: to get rid of the automatic spending cuts. the latest iteration of talks
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
former senator ben nelson on our "newsmakers those quote program yesterday. if you want to see the full interview, go to our website, cspan.org, to watch it there. iily ethridge of "roll call," want to get your thoughts on ben nelson's statements in that interview. guest: it is very confusing good when the administration made the announcement a few weeks ago, it is hard if you allowed the plans to continue -- they thought they were going to cancel because they have not set the rates for .ext year and scrabbling in the last 6 weeks of 20 13 to set the rates and have the commissioners accepted and approved them to continue next year -- it is cramming all his work at the end of the year so that they can be fulfilled in 2014 and that is licensed as a saying no thanks. even some insurance companies say that is right too much work. we usually have a whole year to do this and now you are saying to do this in 6 weeks. host: a few more calls with emily ethridge of "cq roll call." mark on our line for independents. caller: good morning, emily, good morning, c-span, good morning, america. the
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